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Tucson Arizona Accident News

I10 Truck Accident Tucson AZ

Fatal Accident Involving Multiple Vehicles Closes Westbound I-10

Ward B. Rasmussen
September 18, 2017

An accident on Interstate 10 involving two commercial trucks, an SUV and a pickup truck claimed the life of one of the drivers, according to Arizona Department of Public Safety accident investigators.

Mihir Dixit Car Accident Tucson AZ

Mihir Dixit Killed in Car Accident on Oracle Road in Tucson

Chase W. Rasmussen
September 18, 2017

Officers with the Tucson Police Department responded to the scene of a single-vehicle accident on Oracle Road and Auto Mall Drive at about 11:45 p.m. on Saturday.  Mihir Dixit was one of three occupants in the car driven by Anthony Hall, age 18.  Mr. Dixit was found deceased in the rear seat.  An adult female in the front seat was seriously injured, yet is expected to recover.

Tucson Arizona

Hannah Parkhurst Dies After Crash Caused by Impaired Driver

Chase W. Rasmussen
August 10, 2017

Last week, I wrote about a series of hit-and-run collisions on July 27th that left Hannah Parkhurst, age 21, in a coma. Regrettably, Ms. Parkhurst passed away yesterday at Banner University Medical Center - Tucson.

Tucson Arizona

Hannah Parkhurst Seriously Injured in Car Accident

Chase W. Rasmussen
July 30, 2017

An alleged impaired driver caused six hit-and-run accidents on Tucson’s east side last Thursday.  Hannah Parkhurst, the victim of the sixth accident, remains hospitalized in a coma.

Pedestrian Accident Tucson Arizona

Pedestrian Death Sparks Plans for Sidewalks and Crossing Beacon

Van O'Steen
July 24, 2017

A hit-and-run accident on Oracle Road on Monday morning resulted in the death of an as-yet unidentified man.  The pedestrian was walking south in an outside lane near the intersection of Oracle and Las Lomitas Roads around 12:45 a.m. when he was struck, first by a pickup truck and then by a van.  Neither vehicle stopped to render aid.  Tragically, the pedestrian died at the scene.

Francisco Dorame Hit and Run Accident

Arrest Made in Hit-and-Run Accident on Golf Links Road

Ward B. Rasmussen
July 16, 2017

A man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries as the result of a hit-and-run accident Saturday evening at about 6:00 p.m.

Jonathan Breault Accident Tucson AZ

Jonathan Breault Killed, Two Others Injured in Four-Vehicle Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
July 9, 2017

An accident caused by a red-light runner left one person dead and another in critical condition.  The four vehicle crash occurred on Saturday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Pima Street and Craycroft Road.

Steve Prophet Rollover Accident Thatcher

Steve Prophet of Pima Seriously Injured in Rollover Accident

Chase R. Rasmussen
June 27, 2017

Steve Prophet was seriously injured when the car in which he was a passenger left the roadway and overturned on Monday afternoon.  The accident occurred near First Avenue and Golf Course Road in Thatcher.

Tucson Arizona Car Accident

Rafiq Oulebsir Dies Following Hit-and-Run Accident

Van O'Steen
June 20, 2017

Early in the morning of June 10th, Rafiq Oulebsir was struck by a driver who then fled the scene near Speedway and Third Avenue.

Tucson Arizona Car Accident

Billy Cox and Michael Holguin Struck by SUV

Ward B. Rasmussen
June 3, 2017

Billy Cox and Michael Holguin were killed after being struck by an SUV driven by their friend.

Woman Struck by Tucson City Bus

Woman Struck by Tucson City Bus

Chase R. Rasmussen
May 20, 2017

A woman is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being struck by the rear tire of a city bus as it pulled away from the curb Saturday night.  First Avenue remains closed at Grant Road while the Tucson Police Department investigates the accident.

Clinton Montana

Sarah Ottley Killed in Montana Car Accident

Ward B. Rasmussen
May 19, 2017

Sarah Ottley of Tucson was killed Thursday night in acar accident on Interstate 90 just outside Clinton, Montana.

Oswaldo Lopez Motorcycle Accident Tucson AZ

Oswaldo Lopez Killed in Tucson Motorcycle Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 4, 2017

Oswaldo Lopez died of injuries he received when his motorcycle was struck by a car at the intersection of Campbell and the Benson Highway in Tucson on Thursday.

Benson Arizona

Andrew Franklin and Toya Franklin Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Van O'Steen
April 25, 2017

A motorcycle accident near Benson has claimed the lives of Andrew Franklin and Toya Franklin.

Benson Arizona

Socorro Sotello Killed in Accident on I-10 Near Benson

Van O'Steen
April 25, 2017

Accident investigators with the Arizona Department of Public Safety report that Socorro Sotello was killed in a crash on Interstate 10 outside Benson.

Tucson Rollover Accident

Fatal Rollover Accident on Euclid Avenue and 1st Avenue

Chase W. Rasmussen
April 12, 2017

A driver has died after hitting a curb and rolling his vehicle early Tuesday morning.  The tragic accident occurred where First Avenue turns into Euclid. The driver and his passenger were transported to a nearby hospital.  The driver died shortly afterwards.  The condition of his passenger is not yet known.

Guthrie Moreno Accident Tucson AZ

Guthrie Moreno Struck and Killed While Crossing Street

Chase W. Rasmussen
March 25, 2017

Guthrie Moreno was struck and killed Friday as he crossed Craycroft Road just north of the intersection at 29th Street. Tucson Police Department accident investigators report that Mr. Moreno was struck by a GMC Suburban traveling northbound in the curb lane of Craycroft Road as the driver passed through the intersection on a green light.

Guthrie Moreno Accident Tucson AZ

Tucson City Council Bans Cell Phone Use While Driving

Van O'Steen
March 22, 2017

On a 5-2 vote, the Tucson City Council has enacted a new ordinance that forbids the use of hand-held devices while driving. The ban goes into effect on May 1, 2017.

Tucson Arizona Car Accident

Conrad Alfonso Iacono Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver

Chase W. Rasmussen
March 19, 2017

Conrad Alfonso Iacono II was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Saturday night as he crossed Grant Road near Palo Verde.  When Tucson Police Department officers arrived, two citizens were performing CPR on Mr. Iacono.  He was transported to Banner University Medical Center where he died from his injuries.

Roger Gonzalez-McDaniel Motorcycle Accident

Roger Gonzalez-McDaniel Killed in Intersection Accident

Ward B. Rasmussen
March 16, 2017

Roger Gonzalez-McDaniel died Friday after his motorcycle struck a car making a turn onto Mission Road in the Silverlake area. Mr. Gonzalez-McDaniel was transported to a hospital where he passed away.

Roger Gonzalez-McDaniel Motorcycle Accident

Three People Killed in Accident on Highway 90 Bypass

Van O'Steen
March 16, 2017

Three people died in a horrific head-on accident when two vehicles collided on the Highway 90 bypass on March 7th around 1:00 p.m. Sierra Vista Police Department accident investigators report that Pedro Penalver and Maria Del Carmen Rouco-Machin were in a 2004 Chevrolet pickup truck that collided with a 2005 Mitsubishi SUV driven by Timothy David Straight.  

Daniel Cox Pearle Perl Tucson Motorcycle Accident

Daniel Cox and Pearle Perl Killed in motorcycle Accident

James R. Harrison
February 22, 2017

Daniel Cox and Pearle Perl died Wednesday when their motorcycle was struck by a truck as they passed through the intersection at Golf Links Road and Wilmot in Tucson.

Elam Car Accident Tucson Arizona

Nathan Elam, Raelene Elam and Children in Critical Condition Following Car Accident

Ward B. Rasmussen
February 21, 2017

Nathan Elam, Raelene Elam and their two children remained hospitalized in critical condition afternoon after their SUV smashed into the back end of a construction truck near Pima Mine Road. Southbound lanes of Interstate 19 were closed while Arizona Department of Public Safety accident investigators worked to determine the cause of the accident.

Jose Javier Barajas-Barron Truck Accident Tucson Arizona

Jose Javier Barajas-Barron Killed in Tucson Truck Accident

Ward B. Rasmussen
February 16, 2017

Jose Javier Barajas-Barron was killed on Tuesday in an accident involving a semi-truck. The crash occurred in the early evening hours at the intersection of Tangerine Road and Dove Mountain Boulevard in Marana.

Michael Hartman Accident Tucson Arizona

David Martinez-Campa Arrested in Hit-and-Run Death of Michael Hartman

Chase W. Rasmussen
February 15, 2017

On Friday, I wrote about the hit-and-run collision that killed Michael Hartman. Mr. Hartman was riding his skateboard near the intersection of Swan and Valencia when he was hit by a vehicle that then fled the scene of the crash. Officers with the Pima County Sheriff's Office arrested David Martinez-Campa on Monday and charged him in connection with the hit-and-run accident.

Allison Lopez Accident Safford Arizona

Accident on U.S. 70 Seriously Injures Allison Lopez

James R. Harrison
February 10, 2017

Allison Lopez was seriously injured Wednesday afternoon when she was ejected from her SUV after it was struck and rolled, finally coming to rest on its roof. Ms. Lopez was driving east on U.S. 70 when Anthony Bejarano failed to yield at the intersection of U.S. 70 and Montierth Lane.

Michael Hartman Accident Tucson Arizona

Michael Hartman Killed While Riding SKateboard in Hit-and-Run Crash

Chase W. Rasmussen
February 10, 2017

The Pima County Sheriff's Office announced today that Michael Hartman has passed away following a hit-and-run crash on February 1st. Mr. Hartman was riding his skateboard near the intersection of Swan and Valencia roads when he was hit by a vehicle. The driver of that vehicle then fled the scene of the crash.

Jose Manuel Quero Accident Tucson Arizona

Jose Manuel Quero Killed in Crosswalk by Taxi Driver

Van O'Steen
February 6, 2017

Jose Manuel Quero was killed while crossing the street in a crosswalk near Irvington Road and 12th Avenue in Tucson. Mr. Quero was hit by a taxi cab whose driver "exhibited signs and symptoms of impairment."

Nelson Begay Six Accident Tucson Arizona

Nelson Begay Six Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident in Tucson

Ward B. Rasmussen
January 26, 2017

Nelson Begay Six was struck and killed as he crossed Speedway Boulevard near Swan Road in Tucson on Thursday night.  Alexander Newton was arrested on a felony charge of failure to remain at the scene of a fatal accident.

Hobbs New Mexico Jorge Luis Romo Accident

Jorge Luis Romo Killed in Collision on New Mexico Highway

Chase W. Rasmussen
January 26, 2017

Jorge Luis Romo of Tucson was killed Tuesday when a vehicle turned in front of him on U.S. Highway 62 in Lea County.  Police accident investigators report that Pedro Ponce-Cross of Hobbs failed to yield to Mr. Romo as he made the turn.

Anthony Zangara Car Accident

Anthony Zangara Killed in Head-on Collision

Van O'Steen
December 9, 2016

Anthony Zangara was killed on Thursday when his Scion crossed the center line of South Camino Loma Alta and collided head-on with a Sahuarita police cruiser.

Tucson Car Accident Abril Castillo Luisa Castillo Tina Totty

Mother and Daughter Killed in Multi-Vehicle Accident in Tucson

Van O'Steen
October 19, 2016

Seven vehicles were involved in a chain-reaction accident on westbound Interstate 10 that left three people dead Tuesday morning.  Traffic was stopped between Prince and Ruthrauff Roads. Abril Castillo died at the scene.  Her 12 year old daughter, Luisa, died later at the hospital, as did Tina Totty of Rio Rico.

Tucson AZ Truck Accident

Seven Vehicle Crash in Tucson Kills Three People

Ward B. Rasmussen
October 18, 2016

A seven vehicle crash, including two semi-trucks, claimed the lives of three people on Tuesday morning. The crash occurred on the westbound lanes of I-10 between Grant and Ruthrauff roads in Tucson.

Julian Zepeda Car Accident

Julian zepeda Killed in Rollover Accident

Chase W. Rasmussen
October 4, 2016

Julian Zepeda died in a single-vehicle rollover accident yesterday. According to a report from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Mr. Zepeda was traveling westbound on Interstate 10 when he lost control of the pickup truck he was driving.  It hit the median and rolled several times.  Mr. Zepeda was ejected from the vehicle.  

Christopher Campbell Motorcycle Accident

Christopher Campbell Killed in Tucson Motorcycle Accident

Chase W. Rasmussen
October 2, 2016

Christopher Campbell was killed Saturday night when his motorcycle collided with a 2006 Saturn.  Accident investigators determined that Mr. Campbell was eastbound on Pima in the inside lane between North Wilmot and North Craycroft roads.  His motorcycle struck the passenger side of the Saturn as it turned left onto Sahuaro Road.

Sierra Vista Car Accident

Couple's High-Speed Chase Ends in Fatality

James R. Harrison
September 26, 2016

A violent domestic dispute turned deadly when a wife in an SUV pursued her husband at high speeds until he crashed his motorcycle into a lamp post, killing him instantly.  Jennie Jones-Hurdlow and her husband, Brian E. Hurdlow, were embroiled in a domestic dispute that began Saturday evening.  The argument continued through late Sunday morning as Brian left their house for a trip to the nearby convenience store. Jones-Hurdlow followed him in her SUV.

Sierra Vista Car Accident

Rollover Near Sells Leaves 2 Dead, 3 Injured

Chase Rasmussen
September 23, 2016

Tohono O’odham police are investigating a rollover accident that occurred on the San Xavier Reservation Wednesday around 2:00 p.m. Accident investigators report that there were six occupants in the vehicle.  Two died at the scene and three were transported to hospitals for treatment of various injuries.  Police accident investigators have not released the identities of any of the victims.

Rodrigo Saldate Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Border Patrol Agent Manuel Alvarez Killed in motorcycle Accident

Ward B. Rasmussen
August 12, 2016

Manuel Alvarez was killed when he collided with another agent as they patrolled Arizona’s southern border last Friday morning.  According to Border Patrol Chief Paul A. Beeson, Mr. Alvarez was a 13-year veteran of the Casa Grande Station of the Tucson Sector.

Rodrigo Saldate Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Man and Woman Killed in Car Accident on Golf Links Road in Tucson

Chase Rasmussen
August 11, 2016

A man and woman are dead following an accident Thursday afternoon on Tucson’s south side.  Gold Links Road was closed between Aviation Parkway and Ajo Way for more than seven hours as officials continued their investigation.

Rodrigo Saldate Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Eliazar Borquez Dies in Shuttle Van Crash

Van O'Steen
July 6, 2016

A shuttle van traveling from Tucson to Nogales crashed Tuesday morning, killing one passenger and sending four others to the hospital.  The deceased is identified as Eliazar Borquez, age 83 of Tucson.  The Arizona Department of Public Safety has not yet released the names of the injured.

Rodrigo Saldate Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Rodrigo Ortega Saldate Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Jonathan V. O'Steen
June 15, 2016

Rodrigo Saldate died of injuries he received in a crash Wednesday morning around 6:00 a.m. Mr. Saldate was riding his three-wheeled Can-Am Spyder motorcycle westbound on Speedway Boulevard when an eastbound Ford Transit van turned left onto Main Avenue in front of him.

Eunice Helen Ortega Struck by Truck

Eunice Helen Ortega Struck By Truck

Ward B. Rasmussen
June 15, 2016

Eunice Helen Ortega was killed Monday night as she crossed Valencia Road just west of Interstate 19. A Dodge pickup truck was westbound on Valencia Road when it struck Ms. Ortega.

Eunice Helen Ortega Struck by Truck

Michael Robert Killed in Motorcycle Crash

James R. Harrison
June 15, 2016

Michael Robert was killed Tuesday night just outside Marana when his motorcycle was struck by a truck towing a trailer. Mr. Robert was traveling southbound on Trico Road when a westbound truck driven by David Huntley ran through an intersection stop sign.

Tucson Accident News

Malinda Becker Killed While Crossing Benson Highway

Chase Rasmussen
June 15, 2016

Malinda Becker was killed Tuesday night as she walked across the Benson Highway just west of the South Palo Verde Road intersection. Cochise County Sheriff’s Office accident investigators report that the driver of the westbound car that struck her remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.

Denver Greenberg Accident Arizona

Denver Greenberg Killed While Riding His Scooter

James R. Harrison
May 26, 2016

Denver Greenberg was hit and killed by a pickup truck while riding his push scooter on an early evening walk around the neighborhood with his father and brother following him. Denver entered an unmarked crosswalk just as a truck turned left onto Banbridge Street.

Denver Greenberg Accident Arizona

Tyler Woelfersheim Killed in Green Valley Motorcycle Crash

James R. Harrison
May 26, 2016

Tyler Woelfersheim was killed Thursday evening in Green Valley when his motorcycle was struck by a car making a left-hand turn. Pima County Sheriff’s Department accident investigators report that Mr. Woelfersheim was westbound on Continental at about 7:40 p.m.  The driver of an eastbound car turned north onto Abrego Drive, into the path of Mr. Woelfersheim’s motorcycle.

Madisyn Bertsch and Travis Childress Accident Tucson Arizona

Madisyn Bertsch and Travis Childress Killed, Another Injured in THree-Vehicle Collision

Van O'Steen
May 15, 2016

Travis Childress and Madisyn Bertsch were killed Saturday morning in a horrific car crash.  The tragic incident closed Golf Links Road in both directions between Sahuara Avenue and Craycroft Road. Both young people were students at Cienega High School in the Vail Unified School District.  Travis was scheduled to graduate with his twin brother, Wyatt, in two weeks.  The young men had just lost their father earlier this year.

Van O'Steen

Juan Manuel Mosqueira Dies in Motorcycle Crash

Van O'Steen
April 26, 2016

Juan Manuel Mosqueira died Tuesday morning when his motorcycle collided with a Peterbilt garbage truck.  The accident occurred around 8:00 a.m. near Valencia and Country Club Roads. Bystanders rendered first aid until Tucson Fire Department paramedics arrived.  In spite of their efforts, Mr. Mosqueira succumbed to his injuries.

Chase Rasmussen

Teresita Glazier Killed in Crash on Tucson's East Side

Chase Rasmussen
April 10, 2016

Teresita L. Glazier died Saturday night when her 2012 Ford Mustang was t-boned at the intersection of South Harrison Road and East Pikes Peak Drive. Accident investigators with the Tucson Police Department concluded that a 2016 Nissan Altima was traveling at a high rate of speed on south Harrison Road about 10:20 p.m.  As the Altima crossed Pikes Peak Drive, it collided with the driver’s side of Ms. Glazier’s 2012 Mustang.

Van O'Steen

Julie Begin Killed in Crash on SR-77

Van O'Steen
March 26, 2016

Julie Begin was killed and Jennifer Ortiz injured after their vehicles collided Friday morning at the intersection of SR-77 and Orange Grove Boulevard in Tucson. According to accident investigators with the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Ms. Begin was attempting a left turn from SR-77 as another vehicle was approaching from the northbound lanes of SR-77. Their vehicles collided and the impact forced Ms. Begin's vehicle into a utility pole.

Ward Rasmussen

Andrew Ingargiola Killed in Collision with Wrong-Way Driver

Ward B. Rasmussen
March 19, 2016

Andrew Ingargiola of Tucson was killed early Saturday morning when his vehicle was struck by a car driven by Stephanie Perez, also of Tucson. Ms. Perez also died in the crash. The tragic collision occurred on eastbound Interstate 10. Ms. Perez reportedly was driving westbound at about 4:00 a.m.

Chase Rasmussen

Charles Smith Seriously Injured in Construction Site Accident

Chase Rasmussen
January 29, 2016

Charles Smith sustained severe head injuries Friday morning when a half-ton Ford pickup truck backed into him. Mr. Smith was working at the time. The vehicle that backed into him is company-owned. Mr. Smith was airlifted to University Medical Center in Tucson. There is currently no further work about his condition.

Ward Rasmussen

Patricia Lyon-Surrey Killed While Bicycling in Catalina Foothills

Ward B. Rasmussen
January 24, 2016

Patricia Lyon-Surrey was struck and killed late Sunday morning while bicycling in the westbound designated bicycle lane on Sunrise Drive. A vehicle driven by James Jacobson, age 89, struck her as he merged into traffic from Skyline Drive.

Jim Harrison

Geoffrey Loy Dies in Skydiving Mishap

James R. Harrison
January 21, 2016

A skydiver from Boulder, Colorado jumping at the Skydive Arizona facility in Eloy died when his parachute appeared to collapse shortly before his landing. Geoffrey Loy was pronounced dead at the scene. He had 12 years experience with more than 500 jumps.

Jim Harrison

Donald Baker and Dawn Hunter Die in Plane Crash in Rural Utah

James R. Harrison
January 19, 2016

Commercial real-estate developer Donald Baker and his wife, Dawn Hunter, died when their twin engine Cessna reportedly had a mechanical problem and nose-dived to the ground in a snow-covered field outside Cedar Fort, Utah.  The couple had filed a flight plan at Salt Lake City International Airport listing their destination as their home in Tucson, Arizona.

Ward Rasmussen

Michael Navarro Injured in Motorcycle Accident on Dangerous Highway

Ward B. Rasmussen
November 2, 2015

Michael Navarro was hospitalized Sunday after his motorcycle crashed on State Route 83 near Elgin-Canelo.  Mr. Navarro was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Chase Rasmussen

Michael Anthony Bogaert Killed in Single-Vehicle Rollover Accident

Chase Rasmussen
October 30, 2015

Michael Anthony Van Bogaert died Thursday night after he was ejected from a pickup truck in which the driver lost control, eventually causing the vehicle to roll.  Mr. Van Bogaert was the only passenger in the truck at the time of the tragic incident.

Chase Rasmussen

Asha Namagara Dies from Car Accident Injuries

Chase Rasmussen
October 25, 2015

Asha Namagara, age two, has died from injuries she received in a two-car crash on Thursday at Valencia and South Palo Verde.  Asha was transported to Banner University Medical Center, where she later died.

Jon O'Steen

Pima County Death Tied to Tainted Cucumbers

Jonathan V. O'Steen
September 18, 2015

The Pima County Health Department reported today that a woman hospitalized for an illness caused by cucumbers contaminated with Salmonella has died. This marks the third death to the outbreak, which has sickened at least 418 people in 31 states.

Ward Rasmussen

Alyssa Belder and Four Other UofA Students Struck by Alleged Drunk Driver

Ward B. Rasmussen
September 6, 2015

Alyssa Belder and four other University of Arizona students were hit Saturday night in a crosswalk at 5th Street and Euclid.  The driver of the car, 45 year old Gerald Tyler, fled the scene of the collision, and later turned himself in to Tucson Police accident investigators.  It has been reported that Tyler allegedly was drunk at the time of the incident.

Jon O'Steen

Robin Rawlings Killed in Motorcycle Collision

Jonathan V. O'Steen
August 31, 2015

Robin Rawlings, age 46, was killed Sunday evening when a car driven by 17 year old Alyssa Franks failed to yield from a private driveway and struck Ms. Rawlings’ motorcycle.  The tragic incident occurred on Orange Grove Road near La Cañada.

Jim Harrison

James Lopez-Lewis Killed, Jessa Lynn Lopez-Lewis Injured in Collision with School Bus

James R. Harrison
August 21, 2015

James Lopez-Lewis, age 17, was killed Friday morning when his pick-up truck collided with a Sierra Vista Unified School District bus at Highway 92 and Paloma Trail.  James’ sister, Jessa Lynn Lopez-Lewis, age 14, was injured in the tragic accident.  She was transported to Banner University Medical Center in Tucson for treatment of her injuries.

Jim Harrison

Amy Hill Dies from Motorcycle Crash Injuries that Occurred in May

James R. Harrison
August 21, 2015

Amy Hill of Sahuarita died early Friday as a result of injuries she received on May 3rd when her motorcycle was struck from behind by Scott Woodington on Sahuarita Road.

Chase Rasmussen

Tucson Police Officer Isaac Rosario Killed in Three Vehicle Crash

Chase Rasmussen
August 2, 2015

Isaac Rosario was killed Saturday afternoon when his vehicle was struck by a SUV that was out-of-control after striking two light poles and crossing the Grand Avenue median near Missouri Avenue.  The driver of the SUV has been identified as 36 year old Steven Mendez of Scottsdale.  He, too, died from injuries he received in the crash.

Ward Rasmussen

Martin Verdugo, Sheyla Verlarde, Alexandra Lara and Unborn Child Killed in Single-Vehicle Accident

Ward B. Rasmussen
July 28, 2015

Martin Verdugo, Sheyla Verlarde, Alexandra Lara and Ms. Lara’s unborn child were killed early Monday morning when the vehicle in which they were riding crashed into a palm tree in the median of the street on which they were traveling.

Ward Rasmussen

Guadalupe Perez Martinez Killed in Car-Pedestrian Accident

Ward B. Rasmussen
July 24, 2015

Guadalupe Perez Martinez was hit by a car Wednesday night on 22nd Street as he was crossing it near Osborne Avenue.  He was transported to Banner-University Medical Center for treatment of his injuries, but died shortly after arrival at the hospital.

Van O'Steen

Miguel Silva Dies Following Bicycle-Truck Accident

Van O'Steen
July 23, 2015

Miguel Silva died last Thursday, possibly as a result of injuries he received five days earlier when his bicycle was struck by a pick-up truck. Mr. Silva was riding eastbound on Broadway.  As he entered the intersection of Alvernon on a green light, he was hit by the truck driven by an as yet unidentified 69 year-old man.  The truck driver turned in front of Mr. Silva, causing the accident.